Fastbrowsersearch.com Removal Guide

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If you have no idea why your default home page and search engine were set for Fastbrowsersearch.com, check the list of the programs installed on your computer. This search engine is installed together with an application called My Tattoo that is available for download on Facebook. It is very likely that you can opt out from installing Fastbrowsersearch.com, but in case you overlook the setup information that tells you about the oncoming installation, then you definitely get your home page changed. Nevertheless, it is not hard to remove Fastbrowsersearch.com, although you do need to take your computer security seriously.

Considering that Fastbrowsersearch.com comes bundled with other application, you need to remember that this is how a lot of potentially unwanted programs find their way into computers worldwide, and while Fastbrowsersearch.com is not a computer infection, it is still related to a number of possible security issues that cannot be overlooked. First and foremost, it changes your home page. Naturally, since most of the time, users are informed about the oncoming modification, they have no one but themselves to blame for this sudden change. However, even if Fastbrowsersearch.com does perform its own function as a search engine, there are certain parts in its Privacy Policy that are rather bothering.

For example, it says that third parties may use of Fast Browser Search’s cookies to deliver their own pop-up advertisements to you. Such a statement basically makes Fastbrowsersearch.com irresponsible for whatever third party content you would see or click on through these pop-up ads. Although it does not happen very often, it is also possible for a malevolent third party to hack into Fastbrowsersearch.com and then display pop-ups with malicious content, that once clicked redirect you to dangerous websites infected with malware.

It is a straight way to a malicious infection, and that is why users are often urged to remove various freeware applications that are not extremely secure. Fastbrowsersearch.com may not intend to infect you malware, but the fact that it could be exploited by malicious third parties does not make it a reliable search engine. Not to mention if you did not want to have this application in the first place, you definitely need to remove Fastbrowsersearch.com right now.

How to remove Fastbrowsersearch.com from PC

Windows 8

  1. Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
  2. Click Settings on Charms bar and go to Control Panel.
  3. Open Uninstall a program and remove Fast Browser Search Protection and My Tattoo.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start Menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program and remove Fast Browser Search protection and My Tattoo.

Windows XP

  1. Click Start menu button and go to Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall Fast Browser Search protection and My Tattoo.

Remove Fastbrowsersearch.com from browser

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and click Internet options.
  2. Change your home page address under General tab and click OK.
  3. Press Alt+X again and click Manage add-ons.
  4. Remove Fast Browser Search from Toolbars and extensions.
  5. Click Search providers on the left.
  6. Set a new default search engine and remove Fastbrowsersearch.com.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and go to Tools.
  2. Click Extensions and remove Fast Browser Search.
  3. Click Settings on the left and mark Open a specific page or set of pages.
  4. Change your startup page and click OK.
  5. Select Manage search engines under Search.
  6. Set a new default search engine, delete Fastbrowsersearch.com and click Done.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click the orange Firefox button and then go to Options.
  2. Change your home page address under General tab and click OK.
  3. Click the search engine icon on the left of Firefox search box.
  4. Select Manage search engines from drop-down menu and remove Fastbrowsersearch.com. Click OK.
  5. Press Ctrl+Shift+A for Add-ons manager tab to open.
  6. Remove Fast Browser search from Extensions and restart browser.

You will probably need to restart your computer in order for the changes to take effect. What is more, you are also highly advised to run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner, as the full system scan will help you determine whether you have any other potentially dangerous programs or not. Do all it takes to protect your computer from harm.

Download Remover for Fastbrowsersearch.com *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

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